LACIC, the Colombian Studies Institute and Libros de Colombia are very pleased to announce this years’ recipients of the LACiC Prize for Research in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Winners and their papers include:
The panel of librarians and faculty was very impressed with the awardees’ understanding of the research process and its application in their finished papers. Thanks to all applicants who submitted outstanding papers.
- Christine Beitl, Masters in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, "Environmental Protection in Pieces?: Decentralization, Development of Environmental Responsibility, and Community-Based Conservation in the Bolivian Amazon," $200 award.
- Jennifer Cyr, Masters in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, "Failed Messiahs and Floating Politicians: Understanding 'Partyless' Presidents in the Central Andes," $100 award.
- Daniel Gomez, Masters of Science in Biology Program, "Cloud Forests of the Latin American Tropics and Study of Cloud-Water Interception," $100 award.
The LACiC Prize for Research in Latin American and Caribbean Studies recognizes excellence in research through significant investigation using the library, its collections and its resources. Annual prizes are awarded in the spring semester for outstanding projects on Latin American or Caribbean topics that demonstrate thorough research and an increased understanding of the research process itself. It is sponsored by the Colombian Studies Institute and Libros de Colombia and is administered by LACIC. If you would like more information, please contact Catherine Marsicek at email@example.com.